Sunday, January 04, 2009
Born in Owensboro, Kentucky on Feb. 22, 1930
Departed on Jan. 2, 2009 and resided in Owensboro, KY.
As a kid I would tell my Aunt Martha that she looked like Elizabeth Taylor. I think she liked that. She made the best pecan pies. She will be missed..rc
Martha Duke Wilson, 78, of Owensboro, Kentucky died Friday, January 2, 2009, at her home. She was born on February 22, 1930 in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late Arch and Lottie Duke. She was a very active member of First Free Will Baptist Church, where she in the Ladies Auxiliary and women's Bible study group. She retired after 40 years of employment as bookkeeper for R.L. Wilson Masonry.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Lee Wilson; two sons, Richard (Connie) Wilson and Charlie (Sheliah) Wilson all of Owensboro; three daughters, Sharon Reeks (Mike Haven) of Owensboro, Darlene (Donnie) Taylor of Hanson, KY and Mary Jo (Butch) Davis of Owensboro; ten grandchildren, Charlotte (Jeff) Davis, Ricki Lee (Nicky) Chambers, Jenny (Terry) Koller, Kevin (Leslie) Wilson, Fonda Reeks, Dustin (Stephanie) Taylor, Don Charles (Julie) Taylor, Kelley (Alan) Russell, Khristina (Chad) Onstott and Kimberly (John) Hill and eighteen great grandchildren, Taylor & Madison Davis, Keign & Des'ire Chambers, Corey, Mary Kaitlyn and Alyssa Koller, Preston Wilson, Emily and Lauren Taylor, Zach, Seth & Cody Taylor, Savanna & Davis Russell, Laney Onstott and Kendra & Addison Hill.
Services are at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2009 at First Free Will Baptist Church in Owensboro. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation is from 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday at James H. Davis Funeral Home and after 9:00 a.m. on Monday at First Free Will Baptist Church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 723 Harvard Drive, Owensboro, KY 42301 or First Free Will Baptist Church, 4314 W 5th Street Road, Owensboro, KY 42301.